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Exportsyslog command fails to export

Updated March 13, 2017


When using the root of a share, the exportsyslog command fails to export with the below errors:

Use of uninitialized value $path in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/local/contego/scripts/ line 324, <STDIN> line 8.

syslog.1473343315.tar.gz: Not enough '\' characters in service
Usage: smbclient [-?EgBVNkPeC] [-?|--help] [--usage]
        [-R|--name-resolve=NAME-RESOLVE-ORDER] [-M|--message=HOST]
        [-I|--ip-address=IP] [-E|--stderr] [-L|--list=HOST]
        [-m|--max-protocol=LEVEL] [-T|--tar=<c|x>IXFqgbNan]
        [-D|--directory=DIR] [-c|--command=STRING] [-b|--send-buffer=BYTES]
        [-p|--port=PORT] [-g|--grepable] [-B|--browse]
        [-d|--debuglevel=DEBUGLEVEL] [-s|--configfile=CONFIGFILE]
        [-l|--log-basename=LOGFILEBASE] [-V|--version]
        [-O|--socket-options=SOCKETOPTIONS] [-n|--netbiosname=NETBIOSNAME]
        [-W|--workgroup=WORKGROUP] [-i|--scope=SCOPE] [-U|--user=USERNAME]
        [-N|--no-pass] [-k|--kerberos] [-A|--authentication-file=FILE]
        [-S|--signing=on|off|required] [-P|--machine-pass] [-e|--encrypt]
        [-C|--use-ccache] service <password>
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LEM 6.3.1


There is an error in the script that is run when the exportsyslog command runs.


Instead of using the root of the share, put the files one level deeper.

For example instead of \\server\share, use \\server\share\folder.


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